Trac FM is proud to be the winner of the Humanitarian Innovation Contest —a competition managed by the
UN office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.
Since March 2014, Trac FM works with Free Press Unlimited on the Trac FM platform in Somalia. The Trac FM platform was rolled out to local radio stations across the country, enabling people to become actively involved in radio debates.
Journalism believes journalism of the digital age is not a threat to the
independence and quality of professional journalism, but a liberation from
corporate control. Trac
FM is proud to have been selected as one of the case studies for the Multiple
Trac FM is proud to include the Gulu based radio station as one of its partners. Afa-ei Nicky, the program manager of Mega FM, is very involved in the formulation of the poll questions run on the station, focusing on issues relevant to the immediate community.
Kibaale Kagadi Community Radio (KKCR) on 91.7FM is based in Kibaale region. Using the Trac FM software, they run their first polls on August 25th 2014.
Trac FM is proud to announce its newest partnership with
Fort Portal’s Toro Development Network office (ToroDev), in conjunction with
the Rwenzori Journalist Forum. This was held at a maiden press conference at
their offices on the 26th of June 2014 in Fort Portal.
During the very first session of the Plug & Play Day
at the ICT4Ag Conference
, Wouter Dijkstra, the Founder and Director of TRAC FM will be presenting how this innovative software platform is used by media and non-profit organizations to amplify the voices of citizens, track reports and collect opinions.
TRAC FM teams up with Farm Radio International and HarvestPlus to raise awareness about the importance of consuming Orange-fleshed sweet potatoes (OFSPs) among Ugandans, by putting the power of interactive radio drama to work.
The Datajournalism Awards are given for outstanding work in the field of data journalism in any media worldwide. They reward outstanding examples of data driven investigations, data driven applications and storytelling with data visualisation, which cover matters relevant to society and aim to have results or an impact at a societal level. TRAC FM was nominated before
and we will try to win this time.
TRAC FM is very thankful for the awarded grant of The Indigo Trust, a trust which mainly focuses on innovation, transparency and citizen empowerment.
PC Tech Magazine interviewed TRAC FM founder and director Wouter Dijkstra.
After a training session, community Radio Pacis launched its first TRAC FM polls.
TRAC FM is delighted to partner with the UDN, the Uganda Debt Network.
Twaweza means “we can make it happen” in Swahili. It is a ten year citizen-centered initiative, focusing on large-scale change in East Africa. Twaweza believes that lasting change requires bottom-up action. We seek to foster conditions and expand opportunities through which millions of people can get information and make change happen in their own communities directly and by holding government to account.